Post-Workout Recovery for Muscle Growth [Visual] — ecogreenlove

It’s true that lifting weights – especially heavy weights – helps you grow muscles, but there are other things you can do as part of your post-workout recovery to increase your muscle growth. Growing muscles isn’t just about how hard you work in the gym, but what you do for recovery in the hours, days, and months post-workout. Next time you hit the gym hard, … Continue reading Post-Workout Recovery for Muscle Growth [Visual] — ecogreenlove

ECO Gym: Gym-goers’ pedal power helping to power New York building

A workout at ECO Gym in Rochester, New York goes the extra mile for both the gym-goer and the building. The green fitness centre is equipped with indoor cycling equipment that captures the energy from a workout and turns it into electricity to power the building. ECO Gym features 21 pieces of SportsArt’s ECO-POWR equipment, including 17 indoor cycles, two recumbent bikes and two ellipticals which help … Continue reading ECO Gym: Gym-goers’ pedal power helping to power New York building

Jumpin’, Jivin’ an’ Jiggin’ About! Your Home As Your ‘Gym’

Originally posted on pearsnotparsnipsdotcom:
We all know any kind of movement is good for us. We do, don’t we? (Can’t hear you at the back of the class!)  At this time of year especially, articles, tweets, tv programmes, Instagram memes all shout at us to get our bodies moving. Just in case you’re still in any doubt or denial, here is a list of proven… Continue reading Jumpin’, Jivin’ an’ Jiggin’ About! Your Home As Your ‘Gym’

Green Gym: Keep fit conserving your environment

Green Gym bods are doing their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit and healthy. An innovative scheme which combines health and wellbeing with the environment, sees people coming together to work on conservation projects throughout the UK – learning to plant trees, sow meadows and establish wildlife ponds – whilst working those muscles. Volunteers warm up and cool down in preparation for a range … Continue reading Green Gym: Keep fit conserving your environment